Carl Sandburg's American Songbag with John and Sandy Perkins

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site


John and Sandy Perkins explore Carl Sandburg’s "American Songbag" for Christmas at Connemara. One of the Sandburg family holiday traditions was to gather in the living room singing songs and listening to records. Not necessarily holiday music, but family favorite folk songs. Enjoy the music and sing along! Don’t know the lyrics, turn on the captions and join in. While these were popular songs of the period, please note some of the songs have somber lyrics, though the music is easy to sing to.


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